New Living Translation
The people asked, "Is he planning to commit suicide? What does he mean, 'You cannot come where I am going'?"
King James Bible
Then said the Jews, Will he kill himself? because he saith, Whither I go, ye cannot come.
Darby Bible Translation
The Jews therefore said, Will he kill himself, that he says, Where I go ye cannot come?
World English Bible
The Jews therefore said, "Will he kill himself, that he says, 'Where I am going, you can't come?'"
Young's Literal Translation
The Jews, therefore, said, 'Will he kill himself, because he saith, Whither I go away, ye are not able to come?'
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"I do always those things that please Him" (John viii. 29). It is a good thing to keep short accounts with God. We were very much struck some years ago with an interpretation of this verse: "So every one of us shall give an account of himself to God." The thought conveyed to our mind was, that of accounting to God every day of our lives, so that our accounts were settled daily, and for us judgment was passed, as we lay down on our pillows every night. This is surely the true way to live. It is the …
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This was John's testimony when the Jewish leaders sent priests and Temple assistants from Jerusalem to ask John, "Who are you?"
The Jewish leaders were puzzled by this statement. "Where is he planning to go?" they asked. "Is he thinking of leaving the country and going to the Jews in other lands? Maybe he will even teach the Greeks!
The people retorted, "You Samaritan devil! Didn't we say all along that you were possessed by a demon?"
The people said, "Now we know you are possessed by a demon. Even Abraham and the prophets died, but you say, 'Anyone who obeys my teaching will never die!'
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